China, People's Republic of: Southern Sichuan Roads Development

Sovereign Project | 32334-012

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Project Name Southern Sichuan Roads Development
Project Number 32334-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3546-PRC: Southern Sichuan Roads Development
Japan Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The main objective of the technical assistance (TA) is to assist the Government in preparing a project suitable for ADB financing through reviewing and strengthening the project documents prepared for the Xichang-Panzhihua Roads Development Project in Sichuan Province. The TA will (i) review and update the Government's feasibility study and preliminary design and identify an associated road network to be upgraded under the Project; (ii) prepare a social impact assessment report focusing on poverty reduction analysis; (iii) review the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and prepare the summary EIA; and (iv) prepare a resettlement plan. The TA will also examine and recommend ways to strengthen the ongoing policy dialogue and institutional reforms in the road sector.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Sichuan Province
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services About 20 person-months of international consultants and 20 person-months of associated domestic consultants will be required with expertise in highway engineering, transport economics, financial/operation analysis, social impact assessment focusing on poverty impact analysis, and environmental impact assessment.
Responsible ADB Officer Makoto Ojiro
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Sichuan Provincial Communications Department
Yu Wei Duo, Deputy Director
180 Wu Housi Dajie Chengdu People's Republic of China
Concept Clearance 17 Mar 2000
Fact Finding 19 Jun 2000 to 27 Jun 2000
Approval 16 Nov 2000
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 03 Jan 2007

TA 3546-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Nov 2000 08 Jan 2001 08 Jan 2001 - 31 Jul 2003 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 16 Nov 2000 796,689.89

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